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  • Telling the Truth
    Telling the Truth (English, Paperback) Robin Belfield

    A step-by-step breakdown of the entire journey towards making a verbatim-theatre production - covering everything you need to consider - by an experienced theatre-maker and practitioner.

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  • Reading Shakespeare's Soliloquies
    Reading Shakespeare's Soliloquies (English, Paperback) Neil Corcoran

    'Now I am alone,' says Hamlet before speaking a soliloquy. But what is a Shakespearean soliloquy? How has it been understood in literary and theatrical history? How does it work in screen versions of Shakespeare? What influence has it had? Neil Corcoran offers a thorough exploration and explanation of the origin, nature, development and reception of Shakespeare's soliloquies. Divided into four...

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  • Phakama
    Phakama (English, Paperback) Caoimhe McAvinchey, Fabio Santos

    An international arts organisation and network engaging with music, dance, theatre and visual art, Phakama creates adventurous, site-responsive performances with large groups of people from diverse backgrounds. With contributions from participants, artists, academics and cultural commentators from India, Ireland, South Africa, the UK and USA, this book features case studies, interviews and...

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  • Visions of Tragedy in Modern American Drama
    Visions of Tragedy in Modern American Drama (English, Paperback) David Palmer

    This volume responds to a renewed focus on tragedy in theatre and literary studies to explore conceptions of tragedy in the dramatic work of seventeen canonical American playwrights. For students of American literature and theatre studies, the assembled essays offer a clear framework for exploring the work of many of the most studied and performed playwrights of the modern era. Following a...

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  • The Need for Words
    The Need for Words (English, Paperback) Patsy Rodenburg

    Patsy Rodenburg explores howwe speak, what we speak and the impact of the spoken word. As one of the world's leading voice coaches, she describes practical ways to approach language, and uses Shakespeare, Romantic poetry, modern prose and a range of other texts to help each of us discover our own unique need for words....

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  • Jerzy Grotowski
    Jerzy Grotowski (English, Paperback) James Slowiak, Jairo Cuesta

    Master director, teacher, and theorist, Jerzy Grotowski's work extended well beyond the conventional limits of performance. Now revised and reissued, this book combines:...

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  • Vsevolod Meyerhold
    Vsevolod Meyerhold (English, Paperback) Prof Jonathan Pitches

    Vsevolod Meyerhold considers the life and work of the extraordinary twentieth-century director and theatre-maker. This compact, well-illustrated volume includes:...

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  • Ivo van Hove Onstage
    Ivo van Hove Onstage (English, Paperback) David Willinger

    Since his emergence from the Flemish avant-garde movement of the 1980s, Ivo van Hove's directorial career has crossed international boundaries, challenging established notions of theatre-making. He has brought radical interpretations of the classics to America and organic acting technique to Europe....

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  • Studying Plays
    Studying Plays (English, Hardback) Mick Wallis, Simon Shepherd

    Now in its 4th edition, this is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the critical study of drama. Using familiar examples of classic and contemporary works such as Shakespeare's King Lear, Ibsen's A Doll's House and Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good, the book explores the essential elements of play texts, from character, dialogue and plot to theatrical space....

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  • Directing for the Stage
    Directing for the Stage (Paperback) Richard Williams

    What is the role of a Director? Tyrannical dictator or creative persuader? Why does the audience matter when interpreting a play? How do you get the best out of actors and what do they expect from you? Directing for the Stage addresses the key questions surrounding this venerable and yet often invisible craft, offering practical guidance on the crucial moments of creating a stage production,...

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  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht (English, Paperback) Meg Mumford

    Bertolt Brecht's methods of collective experimentation, and his unique framing of the theatrical event as a forum for change, placed him among the most important contributors to the theory and practice of theatre. His work continues to have a signi?cant impact on performance practitioners, critics and teachers alike. Now revised and reissued, this book combines:...

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  • The Beauty of Her Age
    The Beauty of Her Age (English, Paperback) Jenifer Roberts

    The story of a French ballerina who became richer than the Queen. Jenifer Roberts unearths this fascinating story of sex, scandal and money, and proves that truth really can be stranger than fiction.

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  • Situation Comedy, Character, and Psychoanalysis
    Situation Comedy, Character, and Psychoanalysis (English, Hardback) D. T. Klika

    Situation Comedy, Character, and Psychoanalysis puts the sitcom character on the analyst's couch and closely examines the characters of Basil Fawlty, Lucy Ricardo and Kim from Australia's Kath & Kim, in order to reveal the essential elements that must exist in a sitcom before even the first joke is written. Original in its approach, D.T. Klika uncovers major findings about the sitcom as well as...

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  • Theatre & Stage Photography
    Theatre & Stage Photography (English, Paperback) William Kenyon

    Documenting theatrical and stage events under the often dramatic lighting designed for the production provides a number of specific photographic challenges, and is unlike most every other branch of photography. Theatre & Stage Photography provides an overview of basic photography as it applies to "available-light" situations, and will move both basic and experienced photographers through the...

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  • Studying Plays
    Studying Plays (English, Paperback) Mick Wallis, Simon Shepherd

    Now in its 4th edition, this is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the critical study of drama. Using familiar examples of classic and contemporary works such as Shakespeare's King Lear, Ibsen's A Doll's House and Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good, the book explores the essential elements of play texts, from character, dialogue and plot to theatrical space....

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  • Training the Actor's Body
    Training the Actor's Body (English, Paperback) Dick McCaw

    A practical guide to the principles of teaching and learning movement, this book instructs the actor on how to train the body to become a medium of expression. Starting with a break-down of the principles of actor training through exercises and theatre games, Dick McCaw teaches the actor about their own body and its possibilities including: the different ways it can move, the space it occupies and...

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  • Ariane Mnouchkine
    Ariane Mnouchkine (English, Paperback) Judith Miller

    Over the last forty years, French director Ariane Mnouchkine and her theater collective, Le Théâtre du Soleil, have devised a form of research and creation that is both engaged with contemporary history and committed to reinvigorating theater by focusing on the actor. Now revised and reissued, this volume combines:...

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  • Comedy Acting for Theatre
    Comedy Acting for Theatre (English, Paperback) Sidney Homan, Brian Rhinehart

    Analysing why we laugh and what we laugh at, and describing how performers can elicit this response from their audience, this book enables actors to create memorable ? and hilarious ? performances....

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  • Architectural Involutions
    Architectural Involutions (English, Paperback) Mimi Yiu

    Taking the reader on an inward journey from facades to closets, from physical to psychic space, Architectural Involutions offers an alternative genealogy of theatre by revealing how innovations in architectural writing and practice transformed an early modern sense of interiority. The book situates Alberti, Shakespeare, Jonson, and others within a landscape of spatial and visual change.

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